Solving Workplace Challenges is an event held annually by The Globe and Mail and sponsored by Morneau Shepell. Each year a diverse group of business leaders, HR practitioners and mental health researchers who have made significant progress in solving workplace challenges in the modern economy convene to share their insights and celebrate the winners of the Employee Recommended Workplace awards.
Solving Workplace Challenges 2019 Highlights
As a prelude to the 2019 Employee Recommended Workplace Awards, The Globe and Mail hosted Solving Workplace Challenges, a forum for HR professionals to discuss some of the biggest challenges facing today's workforce.
Encouraging healthy practices is critical for employers
Managing employee stress and anxiety panel at the 2019 Solving Workplace Challenges Summit at The Globe and Mail centre in Toronto.
What is the impact of mental health in the workplace?
Health reporter and columnist André Picard leads a panel discussion on the impacts of mental illness in the workplace - how we should all respond
What will legalized marijuana mean for employers?
Workplace Award panelists provide perspectives on how employers should approach the subject of marijuana with their employees.
What makes for a healthy and engaged employee?
Panelists at the Employee Recommended Workplace Award event discuss the ways employers can better meet the needs of their employees.
Key takeaways to create a thriving workplace
More than 200 human resource professionals, business leaders and employers attended the second annual Solving Workplace Challenges conference at The Globe and Mail Centre on March 20. The day focused on strategies to create thriving workplaces, and also recognized the 2018 Employee Recommended Workplaces and award winners.
Best practices to develop fulfilling workplaces
For any company, promoting and sustaining a work force that has good physical and mental health is tantamount to improving employee engagement and productivity.
Turning point: To make her recovery stick, former goalie ends the silence
Kendra Fisher spent the first decade after her mental-illness diagnosis and recovery making sure that hardly anybody knew about it.
How to bridge the mental-health gap at work
Mental illness is estimated to cause a $2.5-trillion drag on the global economy in terms of lost attendance, lost productivity and less easily defined measurements such as lost creativity.
Cannabis concerns at work
With federal legislation intended to legalize cannabis sale and use expected to be finalized by this summer, some proactive employers are trying to get ahead of the game by considering workplace policies.
At work, drop the word ‘millennial,’ and ditch the job title too
It seems there are many no-no’s when it comes to talking about millennials and baby boomers at work.
Creating a mental health first-aid kit
Where’s the first-aid kit for mental health emergencies? And what would that even look like?